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Fred Dennehy
What makes something funny? If you have ever been put in the wretched position of having to explain why you were laughing, you know that humor is irreducible. Trying to analyze it violates it. Because it lies at the very source of language, what provokes laughter resists explanation through language.
Rudolf Steiner, perhaps recognizing the pitfalls of definition, took a phenomenological approach to the subject in a lecture delivered in Berlin in 1910, entitled “Laughing and Weeping.” Steiner saw (as did Socrates in the case of comedy and tragedy) an intimate relationship between laughing and weeping.

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Mistletoe Therapy
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The Christmastime tradition of hanging a sprig of mistletoe above the doorway originated in Greek folklore. Now, another use for the plant is becoming popular in the United States — complementary cancer therapy. Almost two years ago, the scientific and clinical review committees of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., looked at available research on the use of mistletoe as a supportive treatment for cancer patients.

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Anthroposophy: “Trust in life and courage to develop despite uncertainties important in times of crisis” Monday January 17th, 2022 – The Brussels Times
Two sisters' legacy lives on Monday April 3rd, 2017 – New Zealand Herald
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Bio Agriculture
“Soil is the answer”: Leading model and activist Arizona Muse on sustainability in fashion Monday November 28th, 2022 – Fashion United
A growing sense of purpose in Country Calendar Thursday November 24th, 2022 –
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Meet Herts' fabulous landscape artist Sally Bassett Monday August 22nd, 2022 – Great British Life
Mosel Winegrowers’ A Walk Through Le Musée sentimental d’Eva Aeppli at the Centre Pompidou Metz Wednesday July 27th, 2022 – Whitehot Magazine
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Rudolf Steiner
Co-Creating Life Monday August 15th, 2016 – Huffington Post - USA
Joy, Creative Urge Tuesday May 10th, 2016 – Huffington Post - USA
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Classical Music and Movement Art of Eurythmy Blend Together In A Eurythmy Recital Tuesday February 26th, 2019 – Broadway World - New York, New York USA
The teacher and traveller Friday December 8th, 2017 – Livemint - India
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The 9 Most Beautiful Biodynamic Wineries in the World Sunday April 22nd, 2018 – Architectural Digest
Rudolf Steiner's Goetheanum in Switzerland is a philosophical masterpiece Friday February 16th, 2018 – Wallpaper - London UK
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Camphill Communities ramps up Grangemockler farm activity Sunday September 11th, 2022 – Agriland - Ireland
New £3million Aberdeen residential home for young people with learning disabilities approved Tuesday August 2nd, 2022 – Aberdeen Live
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Adult Education
Kernza Research Underway Friday August 14th, 2020 – AgInfo Network - Walla Walla Washington USA
Regenerative ag: what is it and are you doing it already without realising? Friday July 10th, 2020 – North Queensland Register - Australia
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Limassol private school constructed in only 85 days Wednesday November 30th, 2022 – In-Cyprus
The ‘Why’ of traditions Wednesday November 23rd, 2022 – Seattle's Child
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Healing and inspiring children with animals, mud and a touch of magic Saturday August 23rd, 2014 – The Ecologist - UK
Warning Signs: How Pesticides Harm the Young Brain Tuesday March 11th, 2014 – The Nation - USA
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COP27: Rockefeller Foundation announces 10 grants to scale indigenous, regenerative agriculture practices Thursday November 10th, 2022 –
‘A feel-good product for the environment’: Greenfield celebrates launch of Northeast Biodiesel plant Tuesday September 27th, 2022 – Greenfield Recorder
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Mistletoe Therapy for Cancer Treatment Thursday October 20th, 2022 – -, Kansas USA
Mistletoe and the Emerging Future of Integrative Oncology Sunday May 29th, 2022 – Verve times
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Climate change: Could centuries-old wheat help feed the planet? Sunday November 27th, 2022 – BBC online
Cutting-edge tech made this tiny country a major exporter of food Monday November 21st, 2022 – Washington Post - Washington DC USA
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